Women’s Industry Network Announces 2024-25 Board Leadership

The new board members and executives will be formally introduced during the WIN Annual Conference.

The 2024-25 WIN Executive Board includes, top row, left to right, Administrative Vice Chair Jeanne Esquivel, Vice Chair Laura Kottschade and Chair Elizabeth Stein. Bottom row, left to right, Immediate Past Chair Tanya Sweetland, Treasurer Janette Tooley and Secretary Blair Womble.

The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) announced its 2024–25 officers and Board of Directors. The WIN Executive Board works to ensure the overall health, growth and viability of WIN, provides overall strategic direction, and executes on WIN’s vision and mission for women serving in the collision repair industry.

At the WIN Annual Conference, May 6-8 in Newport Beach, CA, the new 2024-25 WIN Executive Committee and board members will be formally presented. The following appointments include:

  • Chair Elizabeth Stein, OEC
    Vice Chair Laura Kottschade, Jerry's ABRA Auto Body & Glass
    Treasurer Janette Tooley, Consolidated Dealers Co-Operative Inc.
    Administrative Vice Chair Jeanne Esquivel, Entegral, Powered by Enterprise
    Secretary Blair Womble, Caliber Collision
    Immediate Past Chair Tanya Sweetland, Caliber Collision

New members joining the WIN 2024–25 Board include:

  • Ellen Sieminski, Boyd Group/Gerber Collision & Glass
    Kayla Clark, Classic Collision
    Kristi Werner, URG
    Leslie Jones, CCC Intelligence Solutions

The following board members will continue their service to the organization:

  • Susie Frausto, Boyd Group/Gerber Collision & Glass
    Kristle Bollans, CSN Collision
    Hannah Whitesides, Driven Brands
    Lisa Ferguson, I-CAR
    Sabrina Simionescu, AkzoNobel
    Stacey Simmons, Enterprise Mobility

Concluding their service and rotating off the board are:

  • Holly Whitley, Allstate
    Jenny Anderson, Entegral, Powered by Enterprise

The WIN Board consists of representatives from numerous industry segments including collision repair facilities, distributors, suppliers, consultants, paint manufacturers and recyclers.

“WIN offers opportunities for women to advance their professional skills and gain exposure through leadership of a WIN program, team, committee or the board,” said Stein. “During the 2024-25 program year, the WIN board will continue to lead their teams on initiatives aligned with our goals as well as articulating the WIN experience.”

“To achieve our goals to attract, retain and advance women in collision repair professions we will continue to focus our efforts on three main initiatives: grow membership and engagement to reach more women; develop infrastructure for sustainability of the organization; and expand awareness so that the WIN superpower stops being the best kept secret of the industry."

WIN's mission is to support and enhance the role of women in the collision repair industry, promoting education, professional advancement and networking. The WIN Board of Directors exists to lead the organization in furthering these initiatives.

For more information on WIN, visit www.thewomensindustrynetwork.com. For more information on its 2024-25 leadership team and committee opportunities, visit thewomensindustrynetwork.site-ym.com/page/Leadership.

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